Health & Human Services
The state’s new attorney general, Xavier Becerra, is at the forefront of legal battles with Washington. Before a large crowd in Sacramento, Becerra talked about his strategy.
When Antonio Villaraigosa—candidate for governor and former Los Angeles mayor—was asked to name the top issues most important to the state’s future, he started with the economy.
Californians have grown more pessimistic about the direction of the nation since the beginning of the year, the May PPIC Statewide Survey shows.
A quarter of young children in California live in poverty, yet the local variation in poverty rates is dramatic.
PPIC Statewide Surveys since 2015 have found that majorities of Californians view the Affordable Care Act favorably. In our latest survey, more than half opposed its repeal.
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